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Fantastic Hillhead exhibition signals end of Sykes Pumps 160th celebrations

It has been an incredible year for Sykes Pumps, with the company going all-out to celebrate our 160th anniversary of continuous operation. A maiden appearance at Hillhead 2018 towards the end of June brought the curtain down on a continued effort to mark a significant milestone in our history. To commemorate this landmark, our marketing [...]

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Sykes Pumps’ inter-company bowling competition rounds off 160th anniversary celebrations

With Sykes Pumps’ 160th anniversary celebrations now drawing to a close, the last six participants in our company-wide bowling competition took to the alley to compete in the grand final in Essex. Two previous rounds had seen around 250 employees whittled down to just half a dozen, leaving Ian Lilley, Rob Richards, Chris Medhurst, Jason [...]

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Sykes Pumps provide pump hire equipment for old Sykes House site

When a well-known construction company had issues keeping a site in South London dry following a sustained downpour, they contacted our pump specialists in search of an effective pumping solution. The site in question was bought by Henry Sykes Ltd in 1928 and was the home of our head office for many years until its [...]

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Andrews Sykes uncover original centenary brochure

In 1957, the company – under the name Henry Sykes Ltd – celebrated our first one hundred years of business. In order to mark this milestone, a commemorative centenary brochure was produced to document our incredible growth during that period. The build-up to this anniversary prompted a lot of research about our history and led [...]

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Sykes celebrate 160-year milestone

Sykes Pumps are delighted to have reached another momentous landmark in the company’s longstanding history – our 160th anniversary! Initially founded as a localised engineering business in 1857, the firm has grown immeasurably over a period of more than a century and a half. Providing all types of pumping assistance to big customers both in [...]

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